For many people, antiquing is something they just do. No matter where they are, no matter what their travel mode and carry limitations, it is always intriguing to see what sort of treasures reside in the antique stores all over the country. Some say that if you can’t find it here, it doesn’t exist. I don’t know if that’s true, but no matter what taste you have in antiques, you have plenty of shopping options in the Finger Lakes Region when you stay at my bed and breakfast. Trumansburg and the surrounding area is the perfect place to shop for those items of yesteryear!
Trumansburg itself has several great shops, making it easy to spend a day in the area!
- Ann’s Antiques: Located at 151 East Main Street, Ann’s is a convenient walk away from my B&B.
- Ponzi’s Antiques: From furniture to smalls, and artwork to folk art, Ponzi’s has a bit of everything. Located at 9838 Congress Street Extension, Ponzi’s is open from 9am-5pm daily and accepts major credit cards.
- Up country Antiques: Step back in time at this great little shop located at 3 Congress Street. You’ll know you’re there when you see the Greek Revival Temple!
The east side of Seneca Lake offers some unique antiquing opportunities.
- Caywood Antiques and Glass in Lodi: Their specialty is 19th century furniture and lighting, but you will also find architectural salvage, furniture, and all sorts of small items.
- Ye Old Church Antiques in Burdett: This is a great place to stop on the way to Watkin’s Glen.
- Roadside: In the warmer months, you will find many opportunities for roadside antiquing along State Route 414! Whether impromptu sales, or organized groups, you’ll find a little of everything when you travel along the lake.
Watkins Glen has a decent selection of shops, perfect for stopping on your way to Watkins Glen State Park.
- O’Shaughnessy Antiques: Offering everything from furniture, to artwork, dolls, and smalls, this store at 300 North Franklin Street is worth a look!
- Putty Jug: Also offering a large selection of smalls including toys, clocks, glassware, estate jewelry, antique tools, kitchenware and more. Located at 307 North Franklin Street.
- Yesterday Antiques: Located at 309 North Franklin Street, Yesterday offers the traditional mix of smalls with a few larger pieces thrown in.
Located just 11.5 miles from the Inn, Ithaca might just be THE destination for a long day of antiquing! Home to a wide variety of stores, you will certainly get your exercise visiting them all!
- Asia House Gallery: Offering Oriental Antiques at 118 South Meadow Street.
- Blue Bird Antiques: Could this be the area’s only “discount” antique store? At 133 West State Street, Blue Bird offers small items, mostly priced below $10.
- East Hill Antiques: Want eclectic and unique items? Then head to 335A Pine Tree Road and check out their current inventory of mostly small items.
- FOUND in Ithaca: A multi-dealer location offering everything from furniture to smalls in 7000 square feet of space.
- Gothic Arches: Antiques and collectables at 115 Vera Circle.
- Ithaca Antique Mall: Located just 5 miles south of Gothic Eves between Ithaca and Trumansburg at 1607 Trumansburg Road. This huge building is stocked full of large and small antiques including vintage clothes and jewelry.
- Mimi’s Attic: Offering everything from antiques to industrial items for the home at 430 West State Street.
- Significant Elements: Architectural salvage from appliances, furniture, lighting, hardware and more. 212 Center Street.
- Titus Gallery: Offering artwork and fine antiques at 222 The Commons.
There is a bit of everything to be found when shopping for antiques in the Finger Lakes area near Trumansburg. Spend your days shopping, and your evenings in comfort during your Antiquing Getaway to my Inn near Cayuga Lake! I look forward to hosting you.
Innkeeper Rose Hilbert
PO Box 95, 112 E. Main St.
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
1-800-387-7712 | 607-387-6033